CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 19, 2015
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(Charlottesville, Virginia: Brian Todd) The arrest of University of Virginia student Martese% Johnson that led to campus turmoil featured; scenes shown of student protests, Johnson addressing the protests; details given about the Virginia ABC police report. [Student witness Jennifer GOLDMAN@- comments on the incident & Johnson.] [Student Nqobile MINETHWA@- wants accountability.] Another incident here by the Virginia ABC agency discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with UVA diversibility officer Dr. Marcus Martin about the Johnson incident. [From Charlottesville, MARTIN - says he has known Johnson for three years as a contributor to the university, what happened with the ABC officers, how he was injured & accounts of his behavior; wants charges eliminated from Johnson's record.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "New York Times" columnist Charles Blow & former NYPD detcective Dan Bongino about the use of force by authorities. [BLOW - offers view on the trend of the use of force,] [From Washington, BONGINO - says society is overcriminalized in this case & that of Eric Garner in New York City.]